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Lists: Drama, Biopic, Historical, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "George Clooney’s fact-based drama about the famous radio journalist Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s."

Overall Ranking: 185 (Rank from 2005: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 77.78%
Regular 22.22%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97(full review)
Coogs Film Blog97(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie95(full review)
Gorgon Reviews88
Brandon H87
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Bryan Lienesch84 - A beautifully cinematic docudrama, but it lacks the emotional heft needed to take it to the next level.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Nick Ledgerwood80

People Involved

  • David Strathairn (Edward R. Murrow)
  • George Clooney (Fred Friendly)
  • Robert Downey Jr (Joe Wershba)
  • Patricia Clarkson (Shirley Wershba)
  • Jeff Daniels (Sig Mickelson)
  • Alex Borstein (Natalie)
  • Rose Abdoo (Millie Lerner)
  • Tate Donovan (Jesse Zousmer)
  • Reed Diamond (John Aaron)
  • Matt Ross (Eddie Scott)
  • Thomas McCarthy (Palmer Williams)
  • Glenn Morshower (Colonel Anderson)
  • Helen Slayton-Hughes (Mary)
  • Grant Heslov (Don Hewitt)
  • Robert John Burke (Charlie Mack)
  • Ray Wise (Don Hollenbeck)
  • Robert Knepper (Don Surine)
  • Dianne Reeves (Jazz Sängerin)
  • Frank Langella (William Paley)
  • Peter Jacobson (Jimmy)
  • Don Creech (Colonel Jenkins)
  • George Clooney (Director)
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